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Adjective: shackled  sha-kuld
  1. Bound by chains fastened around the ankles
    "It appears from the record that while being conducted from the Jail to the courthouse and back again, as occasion demanded, the defendant was shackled and escorted";
    - fettered
Verb: shackle  sha-kul
  1. Bind the arms of
    - pinion
  2. Restrain with fetters
    - fetter, enfetter

See also: bound

Type of: confine, constrain, hold, restrain

Encyclopedia: Shackled

Shackle, Thomas